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Using the USB ATTiny 85 boards

I have always loved the Arduino universe. I started originally with Microchip PIC devices, but once I discovered Arduino, my world changed :-). For the last year or so, I have been playing with a tiny board that…

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The world of Raspberry Pi Clusters

(or – how to chuck a heap of computers into a small space… to do SDR functions.) So – One of my fellow Ham operators here in Canberra, Wade (VK1MIC) showed me a photo of his cluster of…

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QRP Labs Ultimate3S

Sooooo. A long time ago I discovered that I enjoyed using the Weak Signal Propagation Reporter (WSPR) to see how open various bands were during the day. I even went to various parks at lunchtime to set up…

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G90 and JT8

Today I worked on getting JT8 working with my G90. It was a bit of a journey, so I thought I would add it to my blog for later use. Rig control: The G90 CAT interface is a…

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Ham Radio Delux and the Xiegu G90

I am enjoying the G90 that I purchased the other week, and now that work is over for the year I have time to start getting it ready for digital modes. One thing that infuriates my enormously is…

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Xiegu G90

I recently gave myself a small Christmas gift of a Xiegu G90. I have been eyeing them off for a number of months, and a large client order associated with one of my businesses provided the funds to…

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A GPS based Shack Clock

I recently finished a small Arduino based clock that uses an inexpensive GP module coupled with a 2 line LCD display.  I used the template from my QCX case as the basis for the design of the enclosure….

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SOTA Winter Bonuses!

I just received an awesome email from the SOTA Manager here in the ACT. “The VK1 SOTA 3 point winter bonus period commences at 00:00h UTC 15 June, that’s 10:00 am Friday 15 June 2018 and concludes at 23:59h UTC on 14…

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